Weekly Feature

July 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Local appointment should lead to larger trend

Bee Editorial

In the Village of Depew, many residents have spoken up regarding hiring practices over the years. One issue repeatedly brought to the table is the matter of residency. This is a common theme, which is often echoed in the Town of Lancaster. More...

Spindle items

• FUN WITH FISHBOWLS — During the summer months, when the kids begin to bounce off the walls, heading to a local park can provide hours of entertainment. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  July 16, 1891   When first the crocus thrusts it point of gold  Up through the still snow drifted garden mold,  And folded green things in dim woods unclose  Their crinkled spears, a sudden tremor goes  I More...

Police Blotter

Apparently sleepy man steals many energy drinks

Depew  Monday, July 4  • A tree was smoldering near a high-tension wire.  Tuesday, July 5  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Lancaster could make a lot of money if the police department would set up radar on Genesee Street, particularly in residential areas.  .Why do the people who need pain medication have to suffer for the people who abuse pain medication and turn More...

Education

Lancaster Middle School students earn awards

Lancaster Middle School recently held its recognition assembly.  The following students were given awards:  • Sara Eisensmith — Carrie Burger Memorial Effort and Dedication to Band  • Kenneth Trometer — Jason Herk More...

St. Joe’s names honor roll

The following students from Lancaster and Depew have been named to first honors at St. More...

Lifestyles

‘Kickstock’

Kickball Festival hosted by SABAH

Remember what it was like to run around and play kickball in gym class? SABAH is giving anyone 21 and older a chance to be a kid again. The first “Kickstock” Kickball Festival will take place Saturday, Aug. More...

Three dates slated for chicken barbecue

The Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral will hold a chicken barbecue, catered by BWs BBQ from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, July 20, Aug. 17 and Sept 21. The dinners will be held at 6298 Broadway, Lancaster. For more information, call 685-5766 from 9 a.m. More...

Library News

Story Times • Lapsit Story Time for 3- to 23-month-olds with a parent or a caregiver is being held from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 23. More...

Business

Local business wins Taste award

Chrusciki Bakery, located at 80 W. More...

Classic Tube hires new production manager

Classic Tube, a Lancaster based manufacturer of American-made preformed tubing products, has hired Larry Barnard as production manager.  Barnard will aim to improve current inventory management and maximize inventory turnover for the automotive More...

Niagara Lutheran announces new executive director of community relations

Shoshone Dentice has been named executive director of community relations at the Lancaster-based Niagara Lutheran Health System.  The position will assist the executive team in payment reform initiatives with partnering organizations, outreach t More...

School Board welcomes Suzanne Metz, re-elects officers

The Lancaster School Board on Monday welcomed new member Suzanne Metz and re-elected board President Patrick Uhteg.  Also, Bill Gallagher, who was sworn in for his second term on the board, was re-elected vice president.  The actions took p More...

Food truck owners seek changes in village policy

The Lancaster Village Board continued to discuss possible updates to its food truck policy at Monday night’s meeting.  Currently, it costs $250 for a vendor to get a license to operate in the village and $250 to renew that license every ye More...

Local News

AWARD-WINNING ARTIST

— Emily Martin was awarded the 2016 Alden Lancaster Art Club Scholarship. The award is given to a Lancaster High School senior interested in pursuing the arts. More...

Depew appoints resident as prosecutor

Joseph W. More...

Lancaster man given education award

Frank Todaro, a resident of the Town of Lancaster, was recognized by the Board of Education at Erie 1 BOCES as an outstanding alumnus for his successful career.  Todaro, a graduate of Harkness Career & Technical Center, was presented the Car More...

Letters to the Editor

Both candidates are unworthy of US presidency

What a wonderful country we have. More...

Support activities of peace, unity

The more than 400 members of the Sisters of St. More...

Robinson’s accusation is unfounded

Trustee Dawn Robinson’s feeling that my proposed Citizens Advisory Committee is politically based is not only incorrect, but it is also not supported by a fact-based timeline.  I first suggested the idea of a Citizen Advisory Committee to More...

Sports

Dalfonso named Coach of the Year

The aim of nearly any sports team at every level is to win. Lancaster baseball did a lot of winning in 2016.  The Legends finished 22-3 as Section VI Class AA Champions. More...

Local racer to compete in AMA National Motocross Championship

Lancaster’s Zack Dobbs just made his dream come true. More...

Cubs beat Sparks, move into tie for league lead

Senior Wood Bat Softball

The IGY Cubs handed the Sparks their first loss of the Senior Wood Bat Softball League season Saturday and gave the Cubs a share of the league lead in the process.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Empire State College info sessions slated More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

thurs. 14   Chestnut Ridge Evening Hike — This Foothills Trail Club sponsored 5-mile hike will take place at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, July 14. Meet in the parking lot by the casino; Free. 548-1401, www.foothillstrailclub.org  More...

Family Activities

thurs. 14  Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 14, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. 332-4375  sat. 16   More...

Festivals

thurs. 14-sun. 17   Galbani Italian Heritage Festival — Food, contests, entertainment, vendors and activities, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. More...